It was a beautiful October stretch and I wanted to get away. So, I jumped in the car and drove the 5 hours up to Yosemite. Much different than the walking days of John Muir. I wanted to hike up to Cathedral Lakes and was prepared to spend the night. I figured it was a great time for some fall shots, it was fairly clear out and no forecast for any precipitation. No snow at the trail head so a full go. As a got higher, some patchy snow showed up at when I got to the upper lake it was mostly snow covered with nobody around. Wow! How unexpectedly beautiful. And cold. When the sun started to set with some cloud cover rolling through it was even better.
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